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    Windows Experience Index

    Sure it's rubbish, but what do you get?

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    Re: Windows Experience Index

    Sorry to spam the thread but Win 7 and Vista have different scoring systems, also Vista doesn't go higher than 5.9 and I think 7.9 is the limit for 7 but I could be wrong about that one. My system maxes out the Vista one (5.9).

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    Re: Windows Experience Index

    Quote Originally Posted by watercooled View Post
    Sorry to spam the thread but Win 7 and Vista have different scoring systems, also Vista doesn't go higher than 5.9 and I think 7.9 is the limit for 7 but I could be wrong about that one. My system maxes out the Vista one (5.9).
    You would be correct, and i did overlook that fact, so lets call this the "Win 7 WEI thread"
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    Re: Windows Experience Index

    7.5
    7.5
    7.2
    7.2
    5.9
    With the system on my profile all at stock.
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    TKPeters: "Off to AVForum better Deal - £20+Vat for Free Shipping @ Scan"
    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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    Re: Windows Experience Index

    Running Windows 7. (BTW I assumed the ratings were the same, microsoft just said that the maximum rating would increase over time with windows update as new hardware became available)

    Interesting that identical hardware producing different scores (I think I have same SSD as OP looking at "My System")


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    Re: Windows Experience Index

    Ok im confused how yours (champman) beats my score on graphics?

    I got 6.5 u got 6.9 with an 8800GT?? I have a 4850 which is stronger by a fair amount... confussled.
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    Re: Windows Experience Index

    With the system on the left:
    CPU: E8200 @ 3.8Ghz
    RAM: Crucial Ballistix Tracers Red 4GB 950Mhz
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    It says outdated as I'm currently selling off my pc to upgrade haha.


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    Re: Windows Experience Index



    My workstation 1
    Workstation 1: Intel i7 950 @ 3.8Ghz / X58 / 12GB DDR3-1600 / HD4870 512MB / Antec P180
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    Re: Windows Experience Index

    Can't remember the exact figures on my HTPC at home (I can check it later) but it has a bizzarrely lower score for desktop graphics than gaming graphics - something like 3.1 instead of 3.9! Not entirely sure why. Anyway, I'll check it out later (and possible run it on my main and secondary gaming rigs too ) and post back with results!

    Most of my systems are bottlenecked by the hard drive though, since I've generally got slowish SATA mechnical drives in my PCs...

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    Re: Windows Experience Index

    Quote Originally Posted by Hicks12 View Post
    I got 6.5 u got 6.9 with an 8800GT?? I have a 4850 which is stronger by a fair amount... confussled.
    Chapman has a heavily overclocked 8800GT - his core and shader clocks are higher than the stock clocks on a 9800GTX+, which would account for it...

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    Re: Windows Experience Index

    I got 5.9

    Processor: 7.3
    Memory: 7.3
    Graphics: 6.8
    Gaming graphics: 6.8
    Primary hard disk: 5.9

    Maybe it's time for a SSD

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    Re: Windows Experience Index



    <----------------- System to the left
    Would like an SSD too please!

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    Re: Windows Experience Index

    I get 7.3, but I can't post a screenshot right now as I'm on a Mac.

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    Re: Windows Experience Index

    Quote Originally Posted by Fraz View Post
    I get 7.3, but I can't post a screenshot right now as I'm on a Mac.
    Shouldn't it be easier and all that on a mac

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    Re: Windows Experience Index

    This is for my work system (spec in sig):

    System 001: Maximus VII Formula, 4790k i7, RTX 2080ti FE (incoming), 16GIG Corsair Vengence DDR3 RAM CL9, Corsair HX1000, ROG SWIFT PG278Q , SSDs, Antec 1200 case, All watercooled. [main]
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    Re: Windows Experience Index

    Quote Originally Posted by dangel View Post
    This is for my work system (spec in sig) ...
    Can we get a WEI for your "portable starcraft" machine, please?

    p.s. I'm only jealous because I *don't * have a portable starcraft machine

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